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    Washington Township Public Schools 
    206 East Holly Avenue
    Sewell, NJ 08080
    (856) 589-6644 x6321
     
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  • BOE Adjusts Start Time for Work Session on August 20th

    boe mtg log The Washington Township Board of Education has moved up the time for its work session on Monday, August 20th, 2018. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., and not 7:30 p.m. as previously advertised. Click here for a press release announcing the hearing.


     

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  • BOE Moves Date of September Public Meeting

    boe date change Please click here for a press release detailing the Washington Township Board of Education's June work session meeting, which has been moved from Tuesday, September 25th, to Monday, September 24th, 2018.

     


     

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  • District Proposes Strategic Plan

    strategic plan Dr. Bill Adams and Stacey Adams from Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) and Education Consulting, Research and Analytics (ECRA), along with a 28-member District steering committee, have released their recommendations for a District Strategic Plan.

     

    Click here to view the Board-approved Vision Statement

     

     Click here to review the Executive Summary prepared by the group.

     

    Click here to review the Presentation shared on June 26, 2018 by the Strategic Plan Steering Committee.

     

    Click here to review the Goals and Action Plans as outlined by District administration.


     

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  • sat WTHS to Host SAT Review Programs

    Washington Township High School will host four separate SAT Review programs for interested area high school students preparing to take the SAT examination required for college admission. Each of the four programs will consist of two class sections and will meet for six sessions for two hours each session prior to the SAT administration dates. Please note that, for your convenience, the summer session in August will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  The fall and spring sessions will run after school from 2:35 to 4:35 p.m. The registration fee is $40.

     

    Each class section will receive one hour of instruction in the verbal portion of the SAT and one hour in the math portion of the SAT each afternoon of the program. Registration priority is given to current high school seniors and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

     

    Interested Washington Township High School students, as well as high school students who reside in Washington Township and attend parochial and private schools, are encouraged to register for the program by contacting Toni Silvestri in the Washington Township High School Guidance Office at 856-589-8500 (x7419).

     

    Washington Township High School SAT Review Program

     

    Session 1:           August 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 (9:00 to 11:00 a.m.)

    SAT Test:             August 25, 2018

     

    Session 2:           September 18, 20, 25, 26; October 2, 3 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             October 6, 2018

     

    Session 3:           April 9, 10, 16, 17, 30; May 1 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             May 4, 2019

     

    Session 4:           May 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             June 1, 2019


     

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  • 2018 Summer Assignments Posted

    summer assig 18 The Washington Township Public Schools have posted the summer assignments for high school and middle school students for the 2018-19 school year.

     

    Please click here to access links to the assigments at each of our schools. Have a great summer!


     

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  • Washington Township School Board Seeks Nominations

    boe button 1 The deadline for filing nominating petitions to run for positions on the Washington Township Board of Education is Monday, July 30, 2018. Interested candidates must obtain a “School Board Candidate Kit” that provides material about serving on a school board, ethics information, important dates in the election process and the actual nominating petition that places a name on the ballot. 

     

    For more information, click here for a press release.


     

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  • State Releases 2016-17 School Performance Reports

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    Please click here to access the 2016-17 New Jersey School Performance Reports for the Washington Township Public School District. 


     

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  • Register for Freshman Transition Camp

    frosh logo The Washington Township High School Guidance Office invites incoming freshmen to participate in a Summer Transition Camp being hosted in WTHS Cafeteria C/D from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on August 6-9, 2018. Please click here for a registration form that includes more information about the program.


     

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  • 2018-19 Back to School Nights

    back to school District administrators, teachers and staff will be welcoming parents and guardians into the District's 11 schools during annual Back-to School Nights. Please click here to acccess a full schedule. 


    Class of 1978 Plans 40th Reunion Weekend

    The Washington Treunion40 ownship High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion from October 12-14, 2018, with the Main Event on Saturday, October 13th. For full details, please click here for an informational flyer; check this page for updates. For additional information, reach out to Becky Bacalzo at nbjoyce@comcast.net or text her at (856) 816-5962.


    An Awesome Send-Off for the Class of 2018

    graduation Click here to watch a video montage of the Washington Township High School graduation exercise from June 19, 2018.


    Washington Township High School to Host Freshman Transition Program August 6-9, 2018

    twp Students who will be freshmen at Washington Township High School in the 2018-19 school year are invtied to participate in a summer transition program being hosted in the school's C/D cafeteria from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on August 6-9, 2018. Facilitated by the high school counselors, the program will include activitites to help freshmen learn to navigate throughout the high school complex and locate classrooms for freshman classes. Counselors also will review helpful time management and organization skills, as well as study and test-taking skills. The cost of the program is $80, and students will be enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration deadline is July 25, 2018.  Those registering from July 26 to Augist 3 will be charged a $100 fee. All checks should be made payable to the WTHS Fund Freshmen Orientation.  Click here to access an application.


    Middle School Summer Transition Program August 7-9, 2018

    middle school Washington Township students transitioning from fifth to sixth grade for the the start of the 2018-19 school year are invited to attend their assigned middle school for one summer session, August 7-9, 2018, from 9 a.m. to noon.  The prorgam will emphasize life skills, organziation and preparation, active listening and building success. The cost of the program is $30. Click here to obtain an application.


    School Safety Initiatives - Watch Video

    school safety The Washington Township Public Schools administration has implemented safety measures in all of our schools and continues to work collaboratively with the Washington Township Police to ensure the daily well-being of our students and staff.  Please click here to access a video that highlights some of our efforts.


    Class of 1973 Reunion Nov. 24th

    The Washington Township High School Class of 1973 will celebrate its 45th reunion on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Wedgwood Country Club. RSVPs are needed by October 15th. Please click here for a flyer with more information, a list of contacts to reach with any questions, and a form that can be filled out to purchase tickets.


    WTHS's Monthly Rewind Feature to Air on NJTV

    closeup 2 Washington Township High School television production teacher Marty Bouchard, his students and former students with the school’s news magazine show “Monthly Rewind” became the topic for a Classroom Close-up NJ segment. Taped in January, the edited and completed profile will air on April 29th, May 27th and August 26th at 7:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on NJTV. In Washington Township, NJTV is located on Comcast channels 23 and 261 and Verizon channels 23 and 523. A Classroom Closeup production crew descended upon the school to film Bouchard and his students and conduct interviews on the success of the WTHS television program, and in particular, on the success of Monthly Rewind, which is in its 22nd year with more than 800 archived episodes.  Click here and scroll over to the 14:05 mark to view the episode. 


     Substitutes Wanted!

    ess s4t logo ESS / Source 4 Teachers is hosting two hiring events at the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building this spring, as the company seeks substitute teachers in Washington Township. Three sessions will be available on both Monday, April 16th (3, 4 and 5 p.m.) and Monday, May 7th (4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.). Please click here for a flyer with more information on the events.


    WTPS Statement on Website Accessibility

    access 1 The Washington Township Public Schools' website is in the process of being updated to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought to the attention of the WTPS website team at feedback@wtps.org. For more information, please view our statement on Website Accessibility.


     

    WTPS' School Security Procedures

    security logo Please click here for a letter from Superintendent Joe Bollendorf regarding the Washington Township Public Schools' safety and security procedures. Also, please click here to access a CBS Philadelphia story that includes a video detailing some of our safety procedures.


     2017-18 Teachers and Educational Services Professionals of the Year

    teachers Please click here to view the list of our 2017-18 honorees, remarkable people who daily make a difference in the lives of children.


     

    Superintendent's Letter on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

     
    ESSA Click here to access a letter from the superintendent on how to provide input to the New Jersey Department of Education.
     

    Parent/Guardian Resources for Understanding Your Child's PARCC Score

     
    PARCC Your child's results on the first-year PARCC test (administered in the 2014-15 school year) are arriving! 
     
    The PARCC tests measure whether students are meeting new, higher academic standards and mastering the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their K-12 education beyond. They test more complex skills, like critical-thinking, persuasive writing, and problem-solving - skills that were not measured on previous state tests. Your child's score may look different or lower on these new tests.  That does not mean students are learning less. It means the tests have changed and are asking students to meet a higher bar. Our District is providing parents and guardians access to a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation and a number of other informative links that will provide greater detail on PARCC testing and how to interpret your child's PARCC Assessment Score Report. In addition to these resources, we will be providing informational sessions for District parents/guardians in the coming weeks. 
     
    Click here to go to a page with links to useful resources for parents.

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    Please click here to visit the Washington Township municipal website.
     

     Important Registration Information
    calendar The Washington Township Public Schools' Registration Office currently is available via appointment only! If you need to register your child for school or have questions for the registration office, please call (856) 589-6644 x6698 to schedule your appointment. We thank you for your patience and consideration.

    Project Child Find Services Available

    Do you have or know of a special needs child ages 3 to 21 years old residing in Washington Township who may have physical, childfind mental or emotional problems? Are you aware of any child who is in need of special education programs and services?  An extra effort is being made to identify children between ages 3 to 5 for our preschool program for children with special needs.

    Project CHILD FIND, a service of the New Jersey State Department of Education, assists in identifying un-served or underserved handicapped children. Please click here for more information.

     
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